MOBO MOGA – meaning Modern Boy Modern Girl, refers to modern Japanese individuals in the 1930′s. Avant Garde, individualism were much celebrated in art, fashion and lifestyle. Much of this part of history was ignored both in Japan and the world because of the actual horrors of the war immediately followed.

MOBO MOGA – meaning Modern Boy Modern Girl, refers to modern Japanese individuals in the 1930′s. Avant Garde, individualism were much celebrated in art, fashion and lifestyle. Much of this part of history was ignored both in Japan and the world because of the actual horrors of the war immediately followed.

As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams: Recollections of a Woman in 11th-Century Japan (Classics S)

As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams: Recollections of a Woman in 11th-Century Japan (Classics S)

Born at the height of the Heian period, the pseudonymous Lady Sarashina reveals much about the Japanese literary tradition in this haunting self-portrait.

The silhouette of a courtesan looking out over the sea (c.1910) | Koson Ohara (1877-1945), Japan

The silhouette of a courtesan looking out over the sea (c.1910) | Koson Ohara (1877-1945), Japan

Junihitoe - a 12-layer kimono worn by women of the court in 10th century japan. Apparently they could weigh 40 pounds

Junihitoe - a 12-layer kimono worn by women of the court in 10th century japan. Apparently they could weigh 40 pounds

Women have been prohibited from doing certain things (entering places, using facilities, etc.) for as long as civilization has existed. Restrictions are still common, albeit usually in religious contexts only. While religions themselves evolve and change with the times and bans are lifted, it doesn't mean all of th ...

Women have been prohibited from doing certain things (entering places, using facilities, etc.) for as long as civilization has existed. Restrictions are still common, albeit usually in religious contexts only. While religions themselves evolve and change with the times and bans are lifted, it doesn't mean all of th ...

Unmarried Women in Japan : The Drift into Singlehood (Hardcover) (Akiko Yoshida)

Unmarried Women in Japan : The Drift into Singlehood (Hardcover) (Akiko Yoshida)

Creating Subaltern Counterpublics : Korean Women in Japan and Their Struggle for Night School

Creating Subaltern Counterpublics : Korean Women in Japan and Their Struggle for Night School

Women New Hezwagarcia Japan Edition Silk Rayon Nylon Beautiful Ruffle Frill Lace Mesh Sheer Sheen Elegant Ankle Socks Stocking in Blush

Women New Hezwagarcia Japan Edition Silk Rayon Nylon Beautiful Ruffle Frill Lace Mesh Sheer Sheen Elegant Ankle Socks Stocking in Blush

//Follow @mnicole.loves lead and stack simple pieces for classic style. Find her watch, the Fieldcrest in natural Maple, at woodwatches.com - free shipping worldwide!

FIELDCREST series Maple

//Follow @mnicole.loves lead and stack simple pieces for classic style. Find her watch, the Fieldcrest in natural Maple, at woodwatches.com - free shipping worldwide!

1970s Retro fashion and design - Red phone and twins in red stripe summer outfits - For more retro inspiration follow my boards @anthileoni

1970s Retro fashion and design - Red phone and twins in red stripe summer outfits - For more retro inspiration follow my boards @anthileoni

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